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Junior Risk Manager - ACTIAM

Location: Rotterdam
Employment: Full-time

Junior Risk Manager – ACTIAM

About the job

Are you passionate about delivering more than financial return? Are you looking for a role in investment management that goes beyond securing a financial return? Do you have a keen eye for detail and a proactive approach? Are you willing to go the extra mile to search for creative solutions? Do you want to be on the forefront of developments in sustainable finance and contribute actively to its progress? Do you want to develop a broad and thorough understanding of what it means to be a risk management professional in sustainable finance? Then this role is cut out for you. We are looking for a full time junior risk manager.

Your department

The Risk Management team currently consists of four highly experienced professionals. All have their own specialisms, but working as team. Within ACTIAM, the Risk Management team is responsible for all 2nd line risk management responsibilities of our fund management and investment management activities. We work closely with other departments within ACTIAM and offer our counsel proactively with a keen sense of client interests and business needs. We work together with the business to safeguard the investments of our clients and to continuously improve the processes and controls.

ACTIAM is part of the larger Cardano Group with offices in London, Nottingham and Rotterdam. ACTIAM Risk Management works closely with risk professionals of the other Cardano Group entities on various topics such as systems, knowledge sharing and regulatory developments.

Your role

Proactivity is key! We are looking for a colleague who is eager to learn and who is self-starting and enjoys working within a team. You enjoy contributing in a structured way towards the broader organization and company goals. You work accurately and enjoy teaming up with your colleagues from all departments. When confronted with a challenging situation you keep an open mind and look for a pragmatic way forward that puts client interests first and that facilitates business. You will strive for continuous improvement of our internal processes and procedures to optimize efficiency and robustness. Although the focus is on risk management and control, you understand that the overarching goal is to service the clients.

Recently ACTIAM became part of the Cardano Group. In the coming years, ACTIAM is set for significant growth providing you the opportunity to grow along with it. In your role you will help shape the future of the organization and enable it to meet the challenges and opportunities.

In other words we offer you a challenging environment that allows you to build up generic and in depth risk management expertise, provides ample opportunity to grow and allows you to make a meaningful contribution to the sustainable finance industry.

Your tasks include:

  • Providing adviceto colleagues on risk management issues
  • Activitiesconcerning:
    • Risk reporting;
    • Policy development and maintenance;
    • Performing risk assessments;
    • Model validation;
    • Awareness sessions.

Our ideal candidate:

  • University degree in Econometrics, Economics or another Quantitative study;
  • Excellent comprehension of the English or Dutchlanguage, preferably both, verbally and in writing;
  • Maximum of 2 years of relevant job experience;
  • Eager to learn;
  • Likes to work together with different departments as a critical friend;
  • Proactive attitude and a flexible mindset;
  • Solution oriented and pragmatic, but firm when needed;
  • Ability to work under pressure and accurately.

Your competencies:

You work in a structured manner and are conscientious. You are solution-oriented, thorough and systematic. You are an engaged colleague with a positive attitude and are perceived as such. You take an active interest in all aspects of the company and its goals. We are a learning organisation, so do not worry if you see areas for development.


ACTIAM is the leading responsible asset and fund manager in the Netherlands. As an authority in the area of sustainable and impact investing, we are proud of the results we have achieved. We welcome sharing our successes. Our culture is professional, collegial, inclusive, approachable and hospitable.

We work together and we exhibit ownership and flexibility. We put ourselves in the client’s position and are not afraid of making decisions. We are fully aware of our responsibility towards society, and we have taken this responsibility seriously for many years. Sustainable investment management is in our DNA, giving us a leading position in this area. It is an edge in which we continue to invest. ACTIAM offers a professional working environment and an atmosphere of co-operation in which involvement is rewarded and where you can realize your full potential. ACTIAM is a subsidiary of Cardano Risk Management B.V..

Ready to apply?

In case you feel attracted to the role, we happily invite you to apply. For more information regarding the content of the role, you may contact Bart Bos, Manager Risk Management a.i.. Please send your application with your CV and motivation to


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Please send your application for Junior Risk Manager at ACTIAM in Rotterdam including your CV and motivation to

Job posted
23 september 2022
More information:

For more information regarding the content of the role, you may contact Bart Bos, Manager Risk Management a.i. via

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